Jones, Guanlao earn all-state honors

By Richard Greene | Published Wednesday, June 25, 2014
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Decatur’s Drew Jones and Northwest’s Aaron Guanlao posted top-five finishes in April at the University Interscholastic League golf championships.

The two earned all-state selections on the Golfstat High School Scoreboard last week.

Jones tied for fifth at the 3A state meet after winning the 9-3A district title and finishing runner-up at the 3A Region II meet. At state, he fired rounds of 75 and 81 at the Wolfdancer Course at the Hyatt Lost Pines Resort in Bastrop.

Guanlao finished tied for fifth in the 5A tournament, shooting a 71 and 72 at the Onion Creek Club Golf Course. Guanlao won the 5A Region I tournament in Lubbock.

Bridgeport state qualifiers Lexi Read and Brooke Irion earned 3A second-team all-state selections. Read finished ninth at state with rounds of 86 and 81. Irion, a freshman, shot a pair of 88s for 15th.

Paradise’s Colton Horton received honorable mention for the 2A all-state team. Horton turned in rounds of 83 and 86 at the state tournament.

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